FHBM #401: It Dangles

Las Vegas podcast #401 includes:

  • The Monkees opener
  • VIMFP room discount code announcement
  • Audit shows the cost of long-hauling
  • Bally’s adds new show, Veronic Voices
  • Still waiting for Britney announcement, Marshall Sylver plans change
  • New Vegas TV show: Model Employee
  • Gold Spike is reopening, sort of
  • Our sponsor, Viator’s Things to do in Las Vegas
  • Dear Tim and Michele
  • Listener calls about The Quad, Circus Circus, El Cortez, Cannery, Planet Hollywood, video poker, Rio and other Las Vegas stuff
  • Call us at (702) 866-9494

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3 Responses to “FHBM #401: It Dangles”

  1. 1 Chris

    This page is disappointingly devoid of any models or bewbs. Your call to action fell on bitchy deaf model ears.

  2. 2 Tim

    You’re in the wrong place. All of that fun stuff was on the Facebook group… https://www.facebook.com/groups/fivehundy/

  3. 3 Gregg

    Been listening back through the podcasts since reading the Today in Las Vegas article. I’m pretty sure the idea for Downtown Project and the Gold Spike is to create a neighborhood bar/restaurant. Unlike the Strip, recent downtown development over the past few years has been a local effort, not necessarily aimed at tourists.

    One of the complaints about living in Vegas as i understand it is that they’ve never had a traditional downtown or urban neighborhood like other cities have. Most of the stand-alone bars like those in East Fremont and perhaps even Downtown 3rd seem to be aimed at people who live there and visitors are a bonus. So with a development like the Downtown project and the jobs generated from something like Zappos the idea is that a lot of people will be working and many perhaps living downtown and there needs to be non-gaming, non-attractions for them to spend their leisure time/money. This is also why the Smith center is such a big deal for downtown Las Vegas, but for residents – not tourists.

    I realize the target for your podcast is tourists/visitors. Some of your listeners who just go to Vegas for the spectacle or to gamble, eat well, and/or stay in nice places for less $$ than you spend elsewhere (like my wife & I) might not understand the nature and scope of development around Fremont. It also might not be apparent that it is primarily for urban renewal/revitalization and not related to tourism.

    So just throwing in another point of view. Enjoying your show and glad I found it.


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